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Norton Simon Museum

411 W. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91105


  • Sun,Mon,Wed,Thu,Sat 12pm-6pm, Fri 12pm-9pm
  • $8, $4 seniors, students and under 18 free

Related Stories (4)

  • Stories in the Afternoon: Looking at Lines
    Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 3 a.m. by Siran Babayan

    A museum educator leads this family storytelling hour for children ages 4 to 8. Hear stories about lines of various types, followed by a tour of the museum’s collection highlighting geometrically-inspired art, including Vasily Kandi...

  • Learning from Nature: The Winter Garden
    Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 3 a.m. by Siran Babayan

    A museum educator leads this tour of winter-themed art. The museum’s collection includes Van Gogh’s 1885 painting The Parsonage Garden in the Snow (Winter), which depicts a laborer tending to his garden in Nuenen, the Netherlands, w...

  • Bashful about undressing
    Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 3 a.m. by Catherine Wagley

    There's a loosely rendered bed in the background of an India ink drawing from 1796 by Spanish Romantic Francisco de Goya. In the foreground, a woman who's looking down and almost smirking has her hands on her waist. She might or mig...

  • Peter Voulkos, Can I Have Your Autograph?
    Thursday, September 22, 2011 at 4:30 a.m. by Catherine Wagley

    Fandom typically involves frivolous pursuits like Dodger dogs or Comic-Con nerdery, but for artists it's practically a necessity. Try to find an artist who wasn't motivated by the work of someone older, who gave them a glimpse into ...


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